Map of flight path from Munich to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Munich Airport (MUC) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Munich?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Munich and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5878.637 miles
- 9460.750 kilometers
- 5108.396 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 5863.910 miles
- 9437.049 kilometers
- 5095.599 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Munich and San Francisco is 9 hours. San Francisco is 9 hours behind Munich.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 700 kg (1 544 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Munich (MUC) → San Francisco (SFO).